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Category: Cool

Palio delle Barche (Boat Palio)

Palio delle Barche (Boat Palio)

If you were in Italy yesterday, Sunday, July 30, you would have seen an unusual site on Lago Trasimeno. Lago Trasimeno is the fourth largest lake in Italy. Although it is large, it is a shallow lake which makes it ideal for swimming and boating. […]

Calgary Stampede – Fun & Food

Calgary Stampede – Fun & Food

We are full swing into Calgary Stampede time!  Stampede started this past weekend as it has continuously since 1912! The kick-off parade was the Friday following Canada Day (July 1). You have the next ten days to release your inner cowboy or cowgirl, dust off […]

The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth

The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth

Ladies and gentlemen, hold on to your hats because tomorrow is the start of “The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth”! It’s the Calgary Stampede! Stampede starts every year on the Friday following Canada Day (July 1) and has been held continuously since 1912! For 10 […]

St. Lawrence Market – The Food

St. Lawrence Market – The Food

I hope everyone had a great weekend and, if you’re in Canada or the United States, a great long weekend! Today is a day off work in Canada because Canada Day, July 1, fell on a Saturday this year. Our neighbours to the south (and […]

#CheersCanada150

#CheersCanada150

July 1, 2017 marks the 150th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada! Happy Birthday Canada! This Saturday, there will be fireworks, festivals and parties to celebrate. Things might get loud! Since July 1 is a Saturday, we lucky Canadians will get Monday off work! (Yippee!!). […]

I Scream You Scream – part 2

I Scream You Scream – part 2

If you tuned into last Monday’s blog post, you learned about Robert McCay Green and his invention of the ice cream soda back in 1874. (If you didn’t, it’s not too late to go back and read it!) Tomorrow is the day to celebrate his creation. That’s […]

I Scream You Scream – part 1

I Scream You Scream – part 1

Hello Toronto! I can only speak for us when I say “WHAT AN AMAZING WEEKEND”!!! Fantastic weather! Blue skies, lots of sunshine and hot temperatures! It certainly felt like summer! Summer weather, sunshine and ice cream go together so well. I think everyone has a […]